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The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
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Predatory Lending: The New Face of Economic Injustice

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The document describes the discriminatory practices of predatory lending and their impact on African Americans and Latinos in particular. Analysis is offered as to the effects of predatory lending on the already disproportionate wealth gap between African Americans and whites and Latinos and whites. Mortgage lending, auto lending, and payday lending are all concisely reviewed. Advocates may find this document helpful as a primer and tool for prioritizing and acting on issues that affect affordable housing.
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Public Benefits Access for Battered Immigrant Women and Children

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This chapter provides information on public benefit access by types of immigration status, legal requirements for qualifying as battered ÐqualifiedÓ immigrant, different categories of public benefits for which immigrant survivors may qualify, and guidance for advocates and attorneys to address issues that may arise when applying for benefits.
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Latina Portrait: Latina Queer Women in Chicago

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In 2006 the board of directors of Amigas Latinas initiated the Proyecto Latina: Descubriéndonos survey project in order to document and make known the unique experiences and challenges that Latina LGBTQQ women face in Metropolitan Chicago. This report documents the key findings from the project.
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Directory of Training and Technical Assistance Resources for Anti- Human Trafficking Task Forces and Service Providers

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Developed by the Office for Victims of Crime and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, this directory is an excellent resource for practitioners and task forces seeking to expand and enhance their knowledge of anti-human trafficking practices.
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AOL/NCSA Online Safety Study

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This report details the results of a study of 354 adult internet users, to measure their understanding and awareness of online security issues and examine their firewall settings, anti-virus software, potential virus infections, parental control software, and spyware.
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The Indian Child Welfare Act: A National Law Controlling the Welfare of Indigenous Children

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The affect of the situation to indigenous nations, who were losing children by the thousands, was essentially cultural genocide. Exposure of the problem and its causes imposed strong pressure on the United States government to address native child welfare law.
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Using Policies to Promote Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: An interview with Alisa Klein

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In this podcast, the advocate consultant of the Applied Research Paper titled Using Policies to Promote Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: What is Working? shares her thoughts on the research, trends, and recommendations discussed in the document.
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Saving money on health insurance

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This page provides information to help consumers find out if their estimated income level qualifies for savings.
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Language Assistance Planning and Self-Assessment Tool

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This document provides a framework to help organizations develop a Language Assistance Plan.
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The Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005

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This fact sheet describes changes to the VAWA Act and lays out new provisions in the Act.
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Finding a Lawyer

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This webpage includes a drop-down menu where you can select a state and view links to lawyer referral services and legal aid organizations in that state. Listings are organized either by county or by city/town within each state.
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On the Scene and Informed: First Response and Autism

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This is a guide for first responders to emergency situations on how to recognize when someone they respond to may be a person on the autism spectrum and how to appropriately modify their responses to work most effectively with people with autism.